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JUNE 2021

Week 25

Orient Aviation Daily Digest June 21, 2021



Cathay Pacific's CCO says airline expecting “very substantial” interim loss

Cathay Pacific group chief customer and commercial officer, Ronald Lam, said the airline group was expecting a "very substantial" loss for the first half of calendar 2021 financial year amid ongoing travel restrictions and quarantine requirements due to the pandemic. Read More »



Boeing's 737 MAX 10 completes maiden flight

Boeing said its largest variant of the 737 MAX family, the 737 MAX 10, commenced flight testing on June 18. Read More »



SIA capital raising undersubscribed

Singapore Airlines' (SIA) latest capital raising has been undersubscribed, figures released by the company showed. Read More »



Japan Airlines operates domestic flight with two types of sustainable aviation fuel

Japan Airlines (JAL) said it operated a flight on June 17 using two different types of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced in Japan. Read More »



Australian domestic passengers improve 25.7% month-on-month in April

Australia's domestic carriers flew 3.5 million passengers on scheduled commercial services in April, figures from the country's Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE) showed. Read More »



CBD Aviation signs sale and purchase agreement on three aircraft

China Development Bank Financial Leasing Company (CDB) said in a regulatory filing to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong its aviation leasing arm, CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC, would sell three used aircraft to Aircastle Limited subsidiary, Klaatu Aircraft Leasing (Ireland) Limited. Read More »